Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Polka Dot Polka

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

POLKA DOT POLKA (R5x32) 5 person Sq.Set Colin Andrews Devonian Double Circle
5 person square set with 5th person in centre facing up

1- 8 5+1+3 dance RSh Reel up/down
9-16 5+2+4 dance LSh Reel across
17-24 5+1 set and ½ turn RH to change places; 1+4 set and ½ turn RH
25-32 4+3 set and ½ turn RH ; 3+2 set and ½ turn RH. 53412

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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Dance Information

The name Polka Dot refers to a pattern of equidistant filled circles.

Polka Dot Pattern
Example Of A Polka Dot Pattern

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